The Summer Olympics will begin in Tokyo this Friday, July 23. These 2020 matches, which premiere in 2021 due to COVID, have been long awaited and unfortunately, caused all kinds of disappointments – the biggest one being the ban on foreign audiences. But, there is light at the end of the tunnel, dear sports fans, and the brightest is how simple it will be to watch matches at home on NBC’s streaming service. Peacock and Premium Plus, starting July 24.
NBC is the provider of full US coverage of the 2020 Olympics, but cord-cutters can rejoice at the network’s ability to get online. Opening Ceremony will only be shown on NBC’s first morning broadcast at 7am on July 23, so if you want to watch it live you’ll need access to your NBC intranet. However, if you haven’t Peacock subscribers, now might be the time to registration to capture the pinnacle moments of the Tokyo Olympics.
Correct, Peacock is free. And when you sign up, you’ll have full access to certain events each morning, like women’s gymnastics and track and field. But for everyone else, you’ll only be able to watch the highlights as well as some documentaries. Peacock is also offering the always-on-air Tokyo NOW Channel, which begins streaming on July 22, and five dedicated Olympic Channels featuring historic moments, athlete profiles, highlights and live streams flame of the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
However, if you want to dig deeper, you’ll have to upgrade to Peacock Premium, starting at $4.99/month. Here, you’ll be able to stream the US men’s basketball team live, represented by superstars Damian Lillard and Kevin Durant, and other select replays — including the full Opening Ceremony. You will also be able to capture the original show, like Olympic Highlights with Kevin Hart and Snoop Dogg, which really needs no explanation.
It’s been a tough year, but the Olympics have a way of bringing the world together. So why not make sure you have all the tools at your disposal before the Tokyo 2020 Olympics begin?
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